Foto: Sérgio Vale/Secom, 2015.

Yawanawá

  • Other names
    Iauanaua
  • Where they are How many

    Bolivia132 (Censo Nacional de Poblacion y Viviendas, 2012)
    AC831 (Siasi/Sesai, 2014)
    Peru324 (1993)
  • Linguistic family
    Pano

Introduction

We are like peccaries: always together."

Taking white-lipped peccaries (yawa) as a symbol, Yawanawá discourse reaffirms both group cohesion and a stable relationship with their territory, an area which nowadays comprises the Gregório River Indigenous Land.

Contact

Yuxinawa - a tribo da imagem e do som, Yawanawá blog